Waste Removal Tips & Advice

How to dispose of debris
There are a number of ways to dispose of various wastes, debris, and junk, but how do you know the best way to get rid of XYZ? This guide will help you understand the most cost-efficient and eco-friendly disposal methods for pretty much any type of debris.
Large dumpsters - when to choose a 30 or 40 yard bin
Large 30 and 40 cubic yard roll-off containers offer maximum loading capacity. Learn more about how to choose between the two, save money, and other key tips when renting a large construction dumpster.
Discount dumpster rental
Renting a dumpster is a convenient and affordable way to get rid of large amounts of junk, but why pay more than you have to? If you're a first-time renter (or even if you're not), we have simple tips and tricks to help you save money and get discounts when renting a dumpster.
dumpster bag vs dumpster
Our head-to-head comparison of buying a 3 yard dumpster bag and renting a standard 10 yard dumpster provides the definitive answer on which is the best deal. It depends.
Decluttered and cleaned house
Discover simple but profound tips for heavy duty decluttering of your house. We help you get organized, get motivated, and get the clutter-free home you deserve. Prepare to make your Facebook friends a bit jealous.
Concrete dumpster
There are several factors that affect the cost of renting a dumpster for disposal of concrete debris. Container size, debris weight, your location, and landfill/recycling fees all play a role in the quote you get from the rental provider. 
Waste Management Dumpster Cost
Waste Management's average price for a 20 yard dumpster is $524. In our survey of 48 US metro areas, renting from a locally owned dumpster rental service saves over $150 on average.
10 vs. 20 cubic yard dumpster
The average 10 cubic yard dumpster measures about 12 ft. L x 8 ft. W x 3.5 ft. H. We provide images and dimensions of different container styles and show how much debris you can expect to fit inside a 10 yard bin.
One-day dumpster rentals
Need a dumpster for only a day or two? We answer the question of what you can expect to pay and whether dumpster rental services offer a discount for short term rentals.
dumpster cost for all 50 states
See how much it costs to rent a 10 yard or 20 yard dumpster in your hometown. We surveyed hundreds of dumpster companies to gather pricing information. The difference in prices from city to city and state to state are a bit surprising to everyone but industry insiders.
Detroit curbside recycling cart
Detroit launched curbside recycling in 2014, but participation rates are low at just 10% one year later.
Recycling in America stagnant since the 1990s
Statistics show recycling rates are stagnant following the recycling boom of the 1990s. An uptick in waste-to-energy facilities nationwide raises the question of whether some communities are ditching recycling efforts and resorting to more convenient ways of garbage disposal, namely garbage incineration.
Illegal dumping sites in the U.S.
Illegal dumping is a global problem that is prominent in most rural areas and big cities in the United States. The problem causes environmental issues, increases taxes, and poses a public health risk. The solution lies in informing the public about the problem and putting waste in its proper place.
Dumpster rental broker companies
Dumpster brokers tend to drive up the price of renting a dumpster, so it's best to simply avoid these operations. It's better to deal directly with the dumpster rental company—it will save you money and offers additional benefits as well.
What is allowed in a dumpster?
Toxic and hazardous materials are not allowed in dumpsters, although the list of prohibited items can vary slightly by dumpster rental company based on local and state waste laws and regulations. Here's what you need to know...